Marty Pompadur

12 Jul

Marty Pompadur
Job Title: Chairman/Co-founder & Media Consultant

Company Name: Metan Development Group

Country: U S A


Predicting patterns of the future: The changing face of media and news

Marty Pompadur graduated from Williams College and from the University of Michigan Law School.  He began his career as a practicing attorney in Connecticut but quickly entered the media field when he joined American Broadcast Companies, Inc. in 1960.  He remained at ABC for 17 years, culminating with his position as a member of the Board of Directors.  While at ABC, Mr. Pompadur held the positions of General Manager of the Television Network, Vice President of the Broadcast Division, and President of the Leisure Activities Group, which included ABC Publishing, Records, Music Publishing and Motion Picture Theatres.

Mr. Pompadur left ABC in 1977 and became President of Ziff Corporation, a position he held until 1982.  Ziff Corporation was the holding company for both the Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, then one of the world’s largest publishers of special interest and business publications, and the Ziff-Davis Broadcasting Company, which operated six network-affiliated television stations.

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